Category: Interview

Battle of the Stars finalist Alexandra Rotan: Does not receive KEiiNO salary abroad

Battle of the Stars finalist Alexandra Rotan: Does not receive KEiiNO salary abroad

The recent silver winner reveals that the band project is running a deficit internationally. Next autumn, she will start a solo career.

This weekend, Alexandra Rotan congratulated her “Battle of the Stars” rival Bjørn Tomren on the victory – apparently just as jubilantly happy, after ten weeks of exposure in prime time on NRK.

Exposure is also a key word for the band she is known as a third of, the Melodi Grand Prix institution KEiiNO.

In a recent application to the Norwegian Cultural Council for the Statens kunstnerstipend, Rotan says that the band does not make money outside the home country’s borders.

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“Battle of the Stars” -Alexandra: Operated after changes of cervical cells

Alexandra Rotan had surgery to remove a small part of her cervix out of fear of developing cancer when she was diagnosed with a serious change of cells.

In 2019, the KEiiNO singer and “Battle of the Stars” participant found the courage to see a gynecologist for the first time. The cell samples showed moderate to small cell changes, while the following year showed small to no changes.
Early in the spring of this year came the shock – the sample suddenly showed large cell changes.

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A new way of life in Berlin

Tom, your new song “Without You” is about that special feeling when you go out to party in the evening and get to know someone. What does that mean to you?

It’s a great feeling and certainly familiar to many. Especially when you are on the go, travelling around, exploring new places and cities, you experience it again and again. My boyfriend and I met this way too.

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